Google Like a Boss

Look what I found on Reddit today. I will be practicing these techniques with my Digital Ambassadors and sharing it throughout the classrooms I work with.

 
How to be a Google Power User - Via Who Is Hosting This: The Blog

Source: WhoIsHostingThis.com

Hwo’s Yur tYpg Sped? (How’s your typing speed?)

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) Sony Pictures
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) Sony Pictures


Here are a few free online tutors to increase your typing speed and accuracy, whether you use the Columbus  (Find the Keys and land on them)(HA!) or QWERTY Touch Type method.

Click on the images to visit the sites.

 

Typist
Typist

This is my favorite. Instead of typing disjointed words, typing reveals a story. Interesting stories at that. Then there are the tying drill and a Dance Dance Revolution-type challenge, backed by a sweet electronic groove.

Speed Typing Online
Speed Typing Online

Speed Typing Online includes a diagnostic test and games, The typing lessons teach home row by indicating the proper finger/key combination, with the keyboard on screen.

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Keybr.com

Keybr.com is a good one,  because you actually type words/prefixes/suffixes, rather than home row letters to help you become a “typing ninja.”

Free Typing Game
Free Typing Game

Free Typing Game has a fun selection of old school arcade games, such as this version of Asteroids, where you type the letters to defend your spaceship.

Typing.com
Typing.com

Typing.com has similar games, but with nicer graphics, which consequently took longer to load.

Did I miss your favorite? Feel free to recommend other free typing tools in the comments.